From Raw Democracy to Distilled Polyarchy: Where do we go from here?

Before analyzing the question as to what is a democracy and why it has failed, at least in Asia and Africa, again and again, to deliver, we should first revisit the times of Socrates.

Most people believe that Socrates died after he drank a poison hemlock. But, in my view, there is also another angle to the story: His death can also be called the result of a democratic decision.

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Aizaz Baqir

Aizaz Baqir

I am a freelance writer and translator based in Multan, Pakistan having interests in reading, writing, travelling and social services.